New Delhi, June 12, 2018: Gaurav Singh is the General Manager of JW Marriott Kolkata and Cluster General Manager, Bangladesh. In his current role, Gaurav will oversee all aspects of operational management and will be responsible for enhancing the productivity and guest satisfaction and implement strategic initiatives for the hotel. Additionally, he will also administer the portfolio of hotels in Bangladesh.
Having gained substantial experience in a career span of close to two decades, Gaurav Singh brings with him a wealth of knowledge in hotel management, administration and operations. Being an alumnus from the prestigious Mayo College, Ajmer, Gaurav completed his graduation in Hotel Management from WGHSA, Manipal and holds a Diploma in Hotel Management from WMI, Gurgaon as well.
Gaurav kick started his career in 2000, in the capacity of Beverage Manager and in a short span of time became the Banquet Manager. and later the Food & Beverage Manager at ITC Grand Maratha and ITC Grand Central, Mumbai. Here on, in 2005 he moved on to Oberoi Group; where he joined in the capacity of Food & Beverage Manager at The Oberoi Amarvilas, Agra and later went on to acquire the position of Executive Assistant Manager – FnB. Following his stint in Agra, he was positioned in The Oberoi Amarvilas, Udaipur as Executive Assistant Manager. This was followed by a brief stint at The Leela Palace & Resorts in 2011, where he was stationed as the Resident Manager at Leela Kempinski, Mumbai.
He joined the Marriott family in the year 2013, when he moved to Courtyard Ahmedabad in the capacity of General Manager. In his previous assignment, Singh held the position of Multi Property General Manager of Courtyard Bengaluru Outer Ring Road and Fairfield by Marriott Bengaluru Outer Ring Road. Gaurav Singh was a part of the pre-opening team and credited with the launch and positioning of Marriott’s first joint venture in South Asia with the Courtyard and Fairfield Outer Ring Road complex.
Gaurav feels that there has been rapid growth in the hospitality industry and the future holds bright. With the hope to continue delivering superlative results that help drive successful business strategies in this ever-challenging industry, his strong strategic acumen and leadership drive have produced exceptional results across the different properties he has worked in. His leadership and dedication as an hotelier, has contributed in ranking Courtyard, at No.1 position out of the 732 hotels on Trip Advisor in Bengaluru. Under his leadership, the hotels have been the recipient of over 40 awards and recognition in the last 2 years and have been positioned as the clear market leader.
Gaurav has earned great accolades for his business acumen and has received numerous awards for his body of work in more than 2 dozen hotels. Gaurav and has been recognized as the General Manager of the Year by Hotelier India in 2016 and by Federation of Hotels and Restaurants Association of India (FHRAI) in 2017. Marriott International holds global awards that recognizes and honors the achievements of the best team members, strongest managers and top performing hotels across the globe under which Gaurav has won 4 awards including the coveted Global General Manager of the Year and Diamond Circle in April 2018.
Gaurav is a passionate golfer and has won many recreational and corporate tournaments. He also enjoys travelling and is a wine and cigar enthusiast.
Corporate Comm India(CCI Newswire)